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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament on Sept. 28, effectively kicking off a national election campaign where he faces an unexpected and formidable challenge from the popular governor of Tokyo.
New satellite images of a North Korean rocket launch site show a mobile radar trailer and rows of what appear ...
A suicide bomber assassinated an Afghan peace envoy and his son on April 6 in an eastern part of the country bordering Pakistan, officials said.
YANGON - Agence France-Presse
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi hailed a "new era" for Myanmar...
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda defended the use of the death penalty
HAT YAI, Thailand - The Associated Press
Suspected Muslim insurgents set off a series of bombs as shoppers gathered for lunch Saturday in a commercial hub of Thailand's insurgency-plagued south
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
A Belgian art dealer has died while held under surveillance in China for illegally exporting...
BEIJING - Agence France-Presse
Beijing police have arrested 1,065 suspects and deleted more than 208,000 "harmful" online messages
An Afghan policeman poisoned and then shot dead nine of his colleagues while they were sleeping...
Chinese authorities have told dissident artist Ai Weiwei he will not be given a public hearing to reconsider a 15 million yuan ($2.4 million) tax evasion penalty allegedly due from the company he works for, Ai said on Thursday.
QUETTA, Pakistan - Agence France-Presse
Gunmen on Thursday shot dead four Pakistani Shiite Muslims and two UN employees in Baluchistan...